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Frank Kaminsky helps Wisconsin deny...

Frank Kaminsky helps Wisconsin deny Arizona again to reach Final Four

Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker combined for 56 points to spur Wisconsin to a win over Arizona in the West Regional final to return the Badgers to the Final Four.
Pedestrian struck and killed on Eas...

Pedestrian struck and killed on East Freeway

A pedestrian was hit and killed on the East Freeway this morning, according to police investigators
Indiana Gov. Says 'Religious Freedo...

Indiana Gov. Says 'Religious Freedom' Law Won't Change

Mike Pence said that the issue had been turned into "shameless rhetoric."
Study: Many hockey helmets unsafe

Study: Many hockey helmets unsafe

"We don't think anybody should be playing in these [hockey] helmets," said Stefan Duma of Virginia Tech, about the lowest-performing hockey helmets.
Sebastian Vettel wins in Malaysia

Sebastian Vettel wins in Malaysia

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday to end Mercedes' long Formula One winning streak and make the 2015 season look like a genuine contest between the two teams.
Waving fronds around the world, Chr...

Waving fronds around the world, Christians mark Palm Sunday

Christians around the world are marking Palm Sunday by waving fronds, attending church services and visiting sites in the Holy Land at the start of the Holy Week that ends with Easter.

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Houston parks get millions to boost...

Houston parks get millions to boost quality of life (Video)

There's been an influx of cash pumped into the city's major parks over the past decade, and it's safe to say it's had a visible impact. As the quality of life reporter, I've been following park development and renovations because Houston's top companies often sell the city as a recruitment tool. Simply put, no one wants to live and work in an ugly city. Start your day with Houston Business Journal news in your inbox. Sign up for Morning Edition here. Recently, a consolidated effort has been?
Here?s the lowdown on Houston?s top...

Here?s the lowdown on Houston?s top sellers

Every year, the Houston Business Journal spends hundreds of hours compiling the sales of the area?s top residential Realtors and ranking them by dollar volume and transaction amounts. This year, we?ve gone even deeper. While The Lists give us a chance to recognize the top Realtors in the area, which we did at a March 25 breakfast awards at the Royal Sonesta Hotel ? see photos of the event at HoustonBusinessJournal.com under the ?People? tab ? the true purpose of The Lists is to inform?
Common misconceptions with autism i...

Common misconceptions with autism in the workplace

For those on the autism spectrum, being lumped into a stereotype happens all too often. When it comes to a work environment, those stereotypes can be exacerbated. Popular culture tends to present someone with autism as being a highly intelligent introvert with little communication skills, but that's not always the case, says Dr. Katherine Loveland, a psychiatric and behavioral science professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School. ?Everything you know about?
The wait is over ? meet Houston's t...

The wait is over ? meet Houston's top Realtors

The oil slump can't hold Houston's top Realtors back. They still sold millions of dollars worth of homes in all of Houston's best neighborhoods last year. Every year, the Houston Business Journal recognizes the area's top-performing Realtors at the Residential Real Estate Awards breakfast. This year, almost 600 Realtors and associates gathered at the Royal Sonesta Hotel on March 25 to find out the Top 25 rankings of individuals and teams. Click through the slideshow to view the top 5 individuals?
Anadarko pays top execs thousands f...

Anadarko pays top execs thousands for club dues

Being a top energy exec comes with several perks at The Woodlands-based Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC). The company paid its top execs a combined $127,252 in fees for club membership in 2014, according to Bloomberg, which cited the company's filings. Chairman and CEO R.A. Walker and CFO Robert Gwin received about $40,000 each. Charles Meloy, executive vice president of U.S. onshore exploration and production, received dues of $32,062 for his club membership. Got Energy? Sign up for our?
Exclusive: Senior wellness center t...

Exclusive: Senior wellness center to open 25 locations around Houston

ActiveRx Inc., a Chandler, Arizona-based active aging company, plans to open 25 locations around the greater Houston area over the next five years. The company provides physical rehabilitation and strength therapy classes for seniors who want an active lifestyle. ActiveRx will target metro Houston, as well as key suburbs, such as Katy and The Woodlands. Sugar Land will be home to the first location in June, Bart Duckworth, ActiveRx regional franchise director, told the Houston Business Journal. Start?

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Astros option Matt Dominguez to...

Astros option Matt Dominguez to minors, reassign top prospect Carlos Correa

KISSIMMEE, Fla. ? Matt Dominguez, who spent the past two seasons as the Astros? starting third baseman, was optioned to minor-league camp Sunday morning. Shortstop Carlos Correa, who is rated as the third-best prospect in baseball by MLB.com, was also reassigned in camp as part of the eight roster moves made by general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch. Righthander James Hoyt, catcher Tyler Heineman, lefthander Darin Downs and infielder Gregorio Petit were officially reassigned to minor-league camp, but they will be allowed to remain with the club through the rest of camp. Catcher Max Stassi and righthander Jake Buchanan were also optioned to minor-league camp. ?Yeah, it?s tough, [...]
Deric saves day as Dynamo play Rap...

Deric saves day as Dynamo play Rapids to scoreless draw

Five things to watch for in the re...

Five things to watch for in the regional final

Michigan State, Louisville defy od...

Michigan State, Louisville defy odds on way to NCAA East final

The Spartans (26-11), the Tournament's lowest remaining seed, lost three of their top leading scorers from last season. The point guard is averaging 9.1 points and 2.7 assists and has committed just 16 turnovers in his past 10 games. The 6-8 player, who has declared his intention to enter the NBA draft in June, is as much a threat from 16 feet as he is dunking. The Spartans, who had back-to-back Final Four appearances in 2009 and '10, play a scrappy style that leans on defense and transition. The Spartans are motivated after losing to eventual champion Connecticut in last year's regional final.

Outdoors report: Mar. 29

Outdoors report: Mar. 29

West, southwest winds gusted to near 20 knots and made for tough fishing. Back lakes held the most protected water from west, southwest winds. Flooded grass in the coves and creeks have been holding fish on lizards and Senkos.

NCAA South Region report: Gonzaga ...

NCAA South Region report: Gonzaga has history on its side in matchup with Duke

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Crusade over shoddy drug tests

Crusade over shoddy drug tests

Review one lawyer's fight vs. Harris County probation officials.

Collision prompts closing of Ship ...

Collision prompts closing of Ship Channel

[...] ship crash in less than a week causes halt to barge traffic after fuel additive spilled into waters The Houston Ship Channel was closed to all traffic Monday after two ships, including one carrying toxic chemicals, collided into each other at a narrow spot near the foggy entrance. The 600-foot Danish-flagged Carla Maersk was carrying about 216,000 barrels of MTBE, a fuel additive, while the 623-foot Conti Peridot is a steel carrier, U.S. Coast Guard officials said. Coast Guard officials said the hole in the ship remains but any remaining MTBE is below the waterline and doesn't pose a risk. The fuel additive is a colorless liquid with a distinctive anesthetic-like odor, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Hilarious Hair Growth Ad from 1...

Hilarious Hair Growth Ad from 1952! – This Forgotten Day in Houston

March 10, 1952: On this forgotten day in 1952, a ridiculous ad in the Chronicle suggested that S.J. Mueller, Director of Trichologists, could reverse balding by regrowing hair. Perhaps the most ridiculous thing about the ad, were it?s claims for why baldness occurs in the first place! It claimed, ?Dandruff and other debris may clog the tube to impede growth. Bacteria may attack the hair bulb. Tight scalp may pinch off the blood supply.? The Mueller Hair Experts? office, at the corner of Main and Preston, even offered free parking to clients. The same year this ad appeared, the Federal Trade Commission ordered Mueller to ?cease and desist any advertisements [...]
Murder charge dismissed in Fort Be...

Murder charge dismissed in Fort Bend Wal-Mart shooting

Fort Bend authorities on Monday dropped a murder charge filed against a man who had been accused in a fatal shooting in the parking lot of a Stafford Wal-Mart in December. After the police sorted some stuff out, they realized he was not a suspect. Mr. De la Cruz is an innocent man and we will be pursuing the process of expunging his arrest record.
Local Restaurants Serving Horse...

Local Restaurants Serving Horse Meat? – This Forgotten Day in Houston

March 9, 1951: On this day, Houston?s chief veterinarian was pushing to add a provision to the city?s horse meat law. At the time, it was illegal to sell horse meat for human consumption. The vet wanted horse slaughterers to add charcoal to the horse meat so that it could be identified after cooking. Basically, uncolored horse meat looked just like regular cow beef. If the horse meat was artificially colored, then inspectors could more easily identify if restaurants were serving stallion burgers. However, since horse meat was used for pet food, some slaughterhouses were opposed to the idea of coloring the meat because they believed cats and dogs would [...]
Fall Out Boy rocks RodeoHouston

Fall Out Boy rocks RodeoHouston

Fall Out Boy likely isn't the first act most folks think of to headline RodeoHouston. (Or the second, or the fifth.) But the band quickly adapted to its new surroundings. The set consisted of familiar hits ("Sugar, We're Goin' Down," "This Ain't a Scene, It's An Arms Race," "Dance, Dance") and songs from "American Beauty/American Psycho," the band's sixth studio album that debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 earlier this year.

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